In this exceptionally uncertain and challenging moment in history, we are more than ever urged, if not compelled at all, to change: We have to prove to ourselves, and to the planet on which we live, that we can evolve—at the right time, and in the right direction. But what is evolution? How did we get here, and how do we get from here?
Every misunderstanding implies there is also an understanding. But what if understanding is only an illusion?
a conversation with Franco La Cecla
It all happened overnight
Covid-19 has turned the agenda of our priorities upside down, showing us a new path that not all of us would like to follow.
Investigating our evolution and possible destiny as cyborgs through anthropology, paleontology, and neuroscience.
a conversation with Claudio Tuniz
How can we reconcile the various ways in which we communicate, while preserving the integrity of words and understanding each other?
Behind Harvard University’s metaLAB—a ‘digital humanities’ idea foundry, knowledge-design lab, and production studio.
a conversation with Jeffrey Schnapp
Computer and biological viruses behave similarly: they hit where it hurts the most.
a conversation with Salvatore Vitale
No other art form has developed technically as much as cinema. But this transformation is also about our universal quest for meaning.
Covid-19 has infiltrated our lives, politics, and thoughts. Here’s a view of it through philosophy, history, and literature.
Today, as humans can put nearly anything on their plates with minimal effort, food has taken on a life of its own.
a conversation with Jonathan Silvertown
In order to be prepared for the unexpected, people and organizations have to rely on the ability to react swiftly and adapt to change.
A different kind of survival of the fittest
The Galápagos archipelago, like many other unique places across the globe, has to contend with more people’s curiosities.
Darwin is lauded as the father of evolution, but these thinkers show us different options.
A brief history of evolution
The theory of evolution created a solid foundation to answer one of the greatest questions of all time: where do we come from?
Nothing is real
Three perspectives highlighting alternative thoughts and ways of life, which put our reality in question.
by Liz Shemaria
Newspapers aren’t extinct
Print media needs to settle into a new role, changing its clothes accordingly.
What can one of the most widely read works of the 1900s teach us about living and surviving amidst a global pandemic?
a conversation with Yasmina Mélaouah
As we become drenched in a deluge of information, we may be losing our ability to appreciate the nuances of epic music.
a conversation with Carlo Boccadoro
Not your usual toy story
Only a handful of product stories are as interesting as the one behind the Tamagotchi.
maize is a triannual magazine powered by H-FARM, an international hub for innovation, education and entrepreneurship, that explores the complexities of innovation and the shifting dichotomy between technology and evolution through the lens of philosophy, arts, and humanities.
Each issue of maize is an aesthetic monograph, which explores a central topic through compelling interviews, reports, short stories, personal essays and visuals. This magazine is for those who love open discussions, philosophical ideas, and contemporary thoughts. It is also for those who are eager to discover new ways to develop foresight, be inspired, make informed decisions, and participate in the innovation process—all while staying human.